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Time Does Not Heal

(1991)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresThrash Metal
LabelsCombat Records
Album rating :  78.6 / 100
Votes :  8
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Trauma and Catharsis Lyrics

7. Trauma and Catharsis (8:22)
Leading quiet lives of desperation, we maniacally cling to the unreal
Life pursues its stranglehold, upon us, its pain revealed
We, as a race, are frail and weak, crises leave us paralyzed
We strain to deal with what''s thrown at us, we''re therefore traumatized

Really, I speak for no one but me
And I am losing my grasp
On that which I must call "myself"
This burden might be my last
Stranded and sinking into remorse
The darkest recesses of my mind
The cavernous tyranny of pain and fear
Is lunacy far behind?

I have dealt eternally with anguish
I have learned to live with my distress
From all this trauma comes profound catharsis
And a way to cope with my life''s bitterness

Loneliness draped around my neck, in its sinister seduction
I pray a light will come from this, my frightened introspection
A lifetime of misery and its brethen, has depleted my reserves
And this has brought me the true conclusion, *nothing* is what I deserve

My early involvement in sordid acts
Has left me scarred for life
The road I have taken, self-doubt intact
Denigration is my wife
Am I a slave to the powers that be?
Have I any inner strength?
Fleeting struggles of humanity,I pontificate at length

I have dealt eternally with anguish
I have learned to live with my distress
From all this trauma comes profound catharsis
And a way to cope with my life''s bitterness

As an outcast, I''ve become inner-dependent, trapped in a world of lies
But now I must question my own self-worth, that leaves me demoralized
Possessing fate of mental demons, surrounds my soul in these masses of pain
Voices damning all of my thoughts
Self-infliction capacities retained

I''m not the only one in this world
Who''s suffered through emotional discord
Intensities-caustic and penetrating
Is it me I''ve spent all my life hating?
Thinking distorted emotions clouded
By my personal asceticsm
In condemnation I''ve been enshrouded
Acetylene baptism

I have dealt eternally with anguish
I have learned to live with my distress
From all this trauma comes profound catharsis
And a way to cope with my life''s bitterness

I''ve expunged a multitude of, but sad to say, not all my doubts and fears
But I look forward with trepidation, and step with caution into my remaining years
I am quite sure that in these words
There''s not much hope that things will ever change
Maybe my time for suffering''s past
And I can vaguely hope for brighter days

I have dealt eternally with anguish
I have learned to live with life''s distress
From all this trauma came profound catharsis
And a way to cope with my life''s bitterness
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